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Full Title: Going Romance 2013

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Start Date: 28-Nov-2013 - 30-Nov-2013
Contact: Petra Sleeman
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.uva.nl/goingromance2013
Meeting Description: Going Romance 2013: 27th Symposium on Romance Linguistics
Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication (ACLC) at the University of Amsterdam will host the Going Romance 2013, November 28-30, 2013. On November 30, 2013, there will be a Workshop on the interaction between Romance Language Acquisition and Linguistic Theory.

The invited speakers for the Main Session are:

Alexandra Cornilescu (Universitatea din Bucuresti)
Giuseppe Longobardi (Università di Trieste / University of York)
Andrew Nevins (University College London)

The invited speaker for the Workshop ‘Language Acquisition and Linguistic Theory’ is:

Philippe Prévost (Université de Tours)

For further information, see http://www.uva.nl/goingromance2013.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Language Acquisition
Subject Language Family: Romance
LL Issue: 24.2481

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